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What Can Be Used To Numb Pain Caused By A Cherry Angioma
Cherry angiomas...: Should not hurt. See your doctor or a dermatologist to determine if that is, in fact, what it is and why it is painful. ...Read more
Is it possible to get a cherry angioma under tongue? Have little red dot and worried again cause online Chinese medicine says it means high estrogen
Yes: The bleeding would not prevent removal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Benign blood vessel:
Cherry angiomas or hemangiomas are little, bright red, pinpoint to match head sized, flat spots that over time, become raised, more dome shaped and actually begin to look like a cherry. They are benign. A nice description of cherry hemangoimas can be seen at:
dermtv. Com/what-are-cherry-hemangiomas. ...Read more
Several ways: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Cherry angiomas are common non-cancerous tumors made of blood vessels. They are usually hereditary and accumulate with advancing age.
Since they are benign, no treatment is necessary. However, elective removal of cherry angiomata include electrodesiccation, laser ablation, and excision. ...Read more
Angioma/color: Best to have your doc or derma see these lesions. ...Read more
No: This may reflect the vessels having clotted. It may bleed a bit then partly regress. ...Read more
Yes: Small ones should freeze off pretty easily. ...Read more
Differences: Petechiae appear when capillaries bleed, leaking blood into the skin. These will go away when the blood resorbs. Cherry angiomas area an abnormal proliferation of blood vessel just under the skin surface. These will never go away if left alone. The blood is in your circulation. ...Read more
I just had a cherry angioma removed. Is there anything special I need to do to take care of it? Be sides applying vasaline.
Skin Procedure: Vaseline and Aquaphor are both good for minor skin procedures. ...Read more
All normal growths: Skin cysts, cherry angioma and dermatofibroma are all benign (non-cancerous) skin growths. Cysts are saclike structure in the skin, which usually contains fluid or keratin material. Cherry angiomas are red blood vessels growths that we can get as we age. Dermatofibroma are brown firm scar tissue-like growths. If you are unsure about a skin spot, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What would be causing my traumatized cherry angioma to grow? - on the surface of my skin and inside my bone, how can I treat this? It's causing pain...
Cherry Angiomas: Generally these are small vascular lesions that gradually appear and can be hormone related, or a sign of liver disease. Not aware of a connection to blood poisoning. That said you can have splotchy red lesions on your body as a result of infection, and 'blood poisoning'. If the lesions occurred recently or there are other symptoms like fever or malaise see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more
Blood vessel disease: Benign blood vessel proliferation, on the skin, looks like a cherry usually small spots. Most of the time no treatment required, easy to treat with cryofreezing, fulgarization or excision. ...Read more
I have a cherry angioma on my leg that bleeds very easily if bumped or touched. I can't afford an office visit. How can I treat it myself?
Probably not: I don't know of any home remedies for angiomas. If it bleeds that easily you really should have it addressed. You may want to look into free clinics in the area or clinics that do charity work may be able to help you without a big expense. Many of these clinics have sliding scale fees depending on your income. ...Read more
Would taking a 65 mg supplement of iron a day help relieve pain &/or inflammation of my traumatized cherry angioma? I have been told I have low iron
I wear hair up a lot, now notice pain in skin near forehead. Little bloodspot (cherry angioma?) appeared. Doesn't bleed even if scratched. What is it?
Cherry angioma: And does not blanch with pressure. Could be. If we do 2nd opinion you can send pictures which will help a lot. ...Read more
Yes: Cherry angiomas are superficial lesions caused by the dilation of capillaries in the skin. They can be easily removed by any destructive modality eg. Lasers or electrosurgery. ...Read more
I have a reddish mole on my forearm I've had for a few years now, I believe it's a cherry angioma but how do I know if it's skin cancer?
See a derm: If the growth has gone unchanged for long period of time it is most likely benign however I would have it checked out by a dermatologist make sure there are very slow-growing skin cancers that can occur in that area worst-case scenario is that a biopsy would be done under local anesthesia. ...Read more
Sudden rise in cherry angioma, spider veins and keratosis pilaris. Could it be an allergic reaction, circulation problem, or hormonal changes (i'm 31)?
Many factors: It is unlikely to be an allergic reaction. However it does sound suspicious for a hormonal problem. If you have recently changed oral contraceptives you may want to condiser this as one possible source. Spider veins may be indicative of unfolded lying venous problems and should also be evaluated. Consider discussing this with a dermatologist or your internist who may want to perform an exam & labs. ...Read more
29, had a few little red dots (cherry angioma?) appear on my arms. Now I've one on forehead near hairline. Lots of ponytails. Internet says aneurysm?!
I've a red spot on my forehead near hair (like cherry angioma), doesn't bleed, but sensitive. I did scratch. Tight ponytails = hair loss? Skin cancer?
RED SPOT ON FOREHEAD:
I AM SORRY, BUT I CANNOT SEE THIS "RED SPOT".
SHOW IT TO YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR, OR BETTER YET, LET A DERMATOLOGIST CHECK IT OUT.
AND I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD IT. ...Read more
Most said that cherry angiomas caused by aging. Can it be due to weight lighting/gym? Is there anythig I can do to minimize my risks?
Cherry hemangiomas: Cherry hemangiomas are not caused by aging: they increase in the older population as the skin gets thinner, loses elasticity, & architecture. The capillaries, small blood vessels, begin to form dome like lesions that are red or purple. They can bleed and are treated with laser or electrocautery. To decrease the risk one avoids tissue trauma. Weightlifting could increased blood flow to make visible ...Read more
I'm 30 and have had cherry angiomas for a few years are they caused by bromide poisoning or high estrogen I'm scared it will cause cancer.
Not to worry:
If what you have are cherry angiomas, there is no risk of cancer from these. You may consult this site for more information in this topic.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Are you sure cherry angiomas are not caused by estrogen attacking blood vessels. I have some on breast worried get cancer?
Do Cherry angiomas cause cancer cells to form through angiogensis. I read angiogensis causes them and cancer feeds off of angiogensis. Scared of cance?
Unlikely: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. A cherry angioma is, by definition, a benign lesion. The chances of it contributing to cancer are essentially zero. However, if you are concerned, seek medical attention. I suggest consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more
Sorry for questions I'm just scared from article I read. The guy on article said cherry angiomas are cause estrogen attacks blood vessels this true?
Probably not.: In this era of fake news one must be ever vigilant for fake news and hucksters. One of the problems with the Internet is that is no censor. Anyone can say whatever they want without contradiction. If 99% of scientists say one thing and 1% say another, then Fox News says there are 2 sides to the issue (technically correct, but very misleading). There is NO scientific evidence for that claim, just ...Read more